CHRC shares report before submission to OHCHR

The Cambodian Human Rights Committee (CHRC) held a workshop to share its findings on the implementation of the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights in the Kingdom. It aimed to increase awareness among stakeholders and gather input to optimise the report, before it ...

Post Staff

Years-long mediation leaves Bunong farmers indebted to multinational rubber firm

More than a decade after subsidiaries of multinational rubber firm Socfin Group forcibly cleared and seized the farms, burial grounds and sacred forests of Bunong indigenous communities in Mondulkiri province, the company now seeks to collect tens of thousands of dollars from these farmers for ...

Jack Brook and Khuon Narim

Cambodia dismisses human rights report

The government has dismissed a recent UN human rights report as biased, saying it did not truly reflect the human rights landscape in Cambodia. ...

Samban Chandara

Officials dismissive of foreign commentary on VOD closure

Senior officials have brushed off concerns raised by the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) over the annulment of the licence for online news outlet VOD, saying this would “improve” the professional ethics of the media in Cambodia. ...

Samban Chandara

Ministry, OHCHR discuss Prey Speu

Minister of Social Affairs, Veterans and Youth Rehabilitation Vong Soth told the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) in Cambodia that he was pushing measures to improve the management of the Phnom Penh Social Affairs Centre, commonly referred to as Prey ...

Samban Chandara

Cambodia asks UN Special Rapporteur to make accurate and balanced report

Hun Sen, Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Cambodia, has called on the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) and UN Special Rapporteur to make an accurate, practical, transparent and balanced report on human rights situation in Cambodia. ...

Khmer Times Staff

CHRC, UN plan rights workshop

The Cambodian Human Rights Committee (CHRC) is working with the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights in Cambodia (OHCHR) to organise a regional workshop on October 28 to accelerate the establishment of a National Human Rights Institution based on the Paris Principles. ...

Voun Dara

Montagnards told to return to Vietnam

Almost a year since the latest wave of Montagnards began arriving in the country, claiming to be fleeing persecution in Vietnam, the Interior Ministry said on Friday that all but 13 of them have been given three months to return home or face forced repatriation. ...

George Wright

Governor holds meeting on helping homeless

Ahead of a visit to the Prey Speu social affairs center Friday, Phnom Penh governor Pa Socheatvong on Wednesday urged NGOs to get homeless people off the streets and into safe environments where they can turn their lives around, according to a post on City ...

Khy Sovuthy

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